cleanup obsolete code

Johan Vos johan.vos at
Sat Jan 16 12:26:47 UTC 2021

I would guess those were used before Monocle was introduced.

On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 12:47 PM Nir Lisker <nlisker at> wrote:

> Out of curiosity, what were they used for?
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 3:54 PM Johan Vos <johan.vos at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> We currently have a number of GLFactory implementations in the ES2 Prism
>> pipeline that are probably never used: EGLX11 and EGLFX. On Linux, we use
>> X11, and systems with monocle can use either egl, X11, fb,... but that is
>> then managed by the MonocleGLFactory.
>> Unless these files are used, I suggest they are removed (that is the java
>> classes and the native code).
>> The static initialiser of GLFactory will then have only 2 choices for
>> factoryClasses that can be used on Linux: X11, or Monocle. The latter is
>> only used if the System Property `embedded` is set to `monocle` (as
>> checked
>> in PlatformUtil). We can replace this in a check on the Glass platform
>> (which is already done in Glass: will check the
>> value of `glass.platform`, and Monocle will be selected in Glass in case
>> the value is set to `Monocle`.)
>> Clearly, Prism and Glass are 2 different things, but I personally would
>> prefer to have the decision whether to use X11 or Monocle to be based on
>> this `glass.platform` property rather then on yet another property
>> (`embedded`) that is apart from this not used for anything else.
>> I will create an issue for this, but in case I'm missing something, please
>> let me know.
>> - Johan

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